ROURKELA, OCT 5, 2021
Rourkela Steel Plant (RSP), a unit of the Maharatna company SAIL, has registered its best-ever H1 (first half of a financial year) production performance in the three key areas viz. Hot Metal, Crude Steel and Saleable Steel.
In the April-September period (H1) of the Financial Year 2021-22, RSP produced 21,01,278 tonnes of Hot Metal, 19,53,438 tonnes of Crude Steel and 17,72,875 tonnes of Saleable Steel which are not only highest for any H1 but also a significant improvement of 42.9 %, 38.0 % and 37.8% respectively over the H1 of last fiscal.
The total sinter production too touched an all-time high of 34,18,162 tonnes during the period. In the Rolling Mills zone, Plate Mill and New Plate Mill recorded their best-ever rolling of 2,56,072 tonnes and 4,47,522 tonnes of plates. The Hot Strip Mill excelled in tandem by rolling 6,29,099 Tonnes of HR Coil for sale which is another best-since-inception figure for any H1. As a result the total dispatch of Saleable Steel touched 17,89,946 tonnes, thereby setting a new bench mark.
Congratulating the Rourkela Steel Plant collective on this stupendous achievement, Amarendu Prakash, DIC, Bokaro Steel Plant and Rourkela Steel Plant, said, “Let’s keep on excelling in the field of production as well as in other vital areas like safety, quality, house-keeping and, cost of production.”